Ohio Unemployment and COVID – What You Need to Know

We are in the middle of the most uncertainty we have experienced in several decades. It seems that the rules and programs are ever-changing, and unemployment is no exception.  In the beginning, under the CARES Act, certain unemployed people who were receiving benefits...

Medical Marijuana in Ohio

As of January 2019 medical marijuana is legal in Ohio. What does that mean for you and what are the rules?  Marijuana is only legalized in Ohio for use to treat specific medical conditions and can only be ingested in certain ways. Marijuana is NOT legal for...

Ohio’s Prompt Payment Act: Make Your Contractor Pay Up

You may not know this but as a subcontractor, you have certain rights to make sure you get paid in a timely manner. It is the Ohio Prompt Payment Act and is codified in the Ohio Revised Code Section 4113.361. If your contractor is giving you the ‘pay you when I get...

Tattoos in the Workplace: Okay or Not?

It seems more and more of us are deciding to decorate our bodies with tattoo art that means something to us or just a mistake we make some evening. The question is how does that affect your ability to get a job or keep the job you have? How do employers react to more...

Unemployment Benefits

A concern for all business owners but especially small business owners is managing unemployment insurance. State unemployment insurances is paid by the employer on the first $9000.00 of wages for an employer who has worked for the employer for at least 20 weeks in the...